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Speculations that the king is "baseborn" run rampant, and they do not necessarily entail a definition of "baseborn" that is based in class (CA.237).
Just as Spain's Flamenco performances of the somber song and the baseborn dance are the expressions of the souls of its people (Washabaugh, 1996), the glaringly vivid lyrical depictions of rap music and spoken word poetry are reflective of the quintessence of its crafters.
In addition to creating fears in England of clerical domination of elderships and classes, the perceived paucity of socially respectable ruling-elder candidates at the parish level also led to fears that baseborn men might be put in a position to judge their social and intellectual betters.